Many coastal communities around the world have to constantly.

Deal with the problem of arrest and detention of fishworkers by States for unauthorized presence,

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Taiwan will ‘expel’ Chinese fishermen under new Senkaku deal with Japan April 12, 2013   |  Source : The Japan Daily Press  | Copyright : 2013 The Japan Daily Press

After signing the landmark fishing agreement with Japan earlier this week that allows Taiwan to enter the waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands, Taipei fishery authorities have said they will kick out any trawlers from mainland China that they catch in...

Bodies of 20 Bangladeshi fishermen found April 02, 2013   |  Source : IANS  | Copyright : 2013 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Bangladesh coast guard Tuesday said they recovered the bodies of 20 fishermen who were killed by pirates about a week ago near Kutubdia, an island off the coastal town of Cox's Bazaar in southeastern Bangladesh. "Twenty fishermen's bodies have so far b...

Pirates kill 16 fishermen in waters off southeastern Bangladesh April 01, 2013   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2013 Xinhua, english.news.cn.

At least 16 fishermen have been killed when they were attacked by pirates near Kutubdia, an island off the coastal town of Cox's Bazaar in southeastern Bangladesh, police said Monday, April 1. Pirates dumped the bodies in the Bay of Bengal. "We've come...

Pirates kill 16 Bangladeshi fishermen April 01, 2013   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2013 Zee News Limited (An Essel Group Company

Pirates have killed 16 Bangladeshi fishermen in the Bay of Bengal, police said on Monday. The killings took place in Kutubdia, an island off the coastal town of Cox's Bazaar in southeastern Bangladesh, Xinhua reported. The bodies were dumped in the Bay...

Gaza fishermen outraged by renewed Israeli restrictions by Mohammed Suliman March 28, 2013   |  Source : Al-Monitor Palestine Pulse  | Copyright : 2013 AL-MONITOR

Following the firing of two rockets into the Israeli town of Sderot, which coincided with President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel and the West Bank, the Israeli military announced it would reduce the fishing zone for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip from...

Royal Thai Navy arrests 9 illegal Cambodian fishermen by Patcharapol Panrak March 27, 2013   |  Source : Pattaya Mail  | Copyright : 2011 Pattaya Mail Media Group

The Royal Thai Navy intercepted two squid-fishing boats staffed by illegal Cambodian sailors off a Sattahip Bay island. A navy patrol boat stopped the Chokthatchai, captained by Teecha, 55, and three other Cambodians; and the Chokthatchai 3, captained ...

Royal Thai Navy arrests 9 illegal Cambodian fishermen by Patcharapol Panrak March 27, 2013   |  Source : Pattaya Mail  | Copyright : 2011 Pattaya Mail Media Group

The Royal Thai Navy intercepted two squid-fishing boats staffed by illegal Cambodian sailors off a Sattahip Bay island. A navy patrol boat stopped the Chokthatchai, captained by Teecha, 55, and three other Cambodians; and the Chokthatchai 3, captained ...

Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum calls for release of Pak, Indian fishermen March 26, 2013   |  Source : The Nation

Pakistani fishermen organisations activists and Indian human right activist and journalist have demanded the Pakistan and Indian governments release all the fishermen jailed in both countries. Mohammad Ali Shah, chairperson of the Pakistan Fisherfolk ...

Vietnam accuses Chinese boat of firing on fishermen March 26, 2013   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : West Australian Newspapers Limited 2013

Vietnam on Monday accused a Chinese vessel of firing on one of its fishing boats in disputed waters, denouncing the incident as a "serious violation" of its territorial sovereignty. The Vietnamese boat was fishing near the contested Paracel Islands las...

Philippines fishermen caught out by politics of South China Sea by Tomas Etzler February 19, 2013   |  Source : CNN  | Copyright : 2013 Cable News Network. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

A year ago, a fisherman Efren Forones came back from fishing trips with up to three and half tons of fish. In return he was able to buy 15 to 20 kilos of rice for his family every month and was planning to send at least one of his six children to college....

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